Unruly Connections

Laura Beloff

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The article addresses a shift observable in recent artistic practices that relate to technology and the sciences, and the merger of technological and biological matter. This shift is described along a selection of the author’s artistic works from the 21st century, which are paralleled with Roy Ascott’s visionary writings from the last decades. This article examines a few aspects of bio + technological artistic practice: how experimental art, practices, and thinking address the networked world; how technology-infused thinking and technology-enabled connectivity have gradually become our incontrovertible reality; and, how it has impacted our perception of nature and the way we relate to the biological world.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCybernetics & Human Knowing - A Journal of Second Order Cybernetics, Autopoiesis and Cyber-Semiotics
Issue number2-3
Pages (from-to)89-100
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • art
  • networks
  • connectivity
  • telematic art
  • technological
  • biological
  • Ascott


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